I began my journey in clay in 1997 as a hobby and started on the wheel in 2005. I work with earthenware and porcelain clay. To compliment and enhance my bowls, delicate laces are used to create different effects from a sense of nostalgia and romance to a touch of Africa. I am inspired by the endless possibilities in the use of lace in my work and my lace cupboard holds many treasures from inherited antique laces to the latest available laces. I have concentrated on the forms and have worked on perfecting the glazing with slips, glazes and lustres.
I am a member of Ceramic South Africa and have had work accepted on the Gauteng Regional Ceramics Exhibition and the South African National Exhibition since 2009. I have received the following awards - Highly Commended award at the Gauteng Regional Exhibition in 2011, the Lionhart Chemicals award for expression at the Gauteng Regional Exhibition in 2012 and the Ultra Furn award at the Gauteng Regional Exhbition in 2014 and had a piece purchased by the Corobrik Collection in 2012.
I participated in the Food, Wine and Design Fair in 2010 in Hyde Park Johannesburg, Design Indaba, Cape Town annually since 2012 and Maison de Objet in Paris in 2014.
Translucencies - Art Afrique Gallery, Mandela Square, Sandton
24 Nov – 2 Dec 2012
Fragile - The Porcelain Collective - Liz Loubser Gallery - Rissidale, Johannesburg.
I have work at the following galleries -
ZA Design and Art - Istanbul, Turkey.
Habari - Vienna, Austria.
Art Of Africa, Debs Digby - United Kingdom.
Baboo - San Francisco.
Above Rubies - The Waterfront - Cape Town.
Anpa Jewellers - The Private Collection - Franschoek - Cape Town.
Art Event – Franschoek, Cape Town.
Kalk Bay Modern - Cape Town.
Clementina Ceramics - The Biscuit Mill, Cape Town.
Dante Art and Decor - Cape Town.
Craftart & Gallery - Simons Town, Cape Town.
Sprout Design - Knysna.
Artisan - Durban.
Medisport Pharmacy, Umhlanga, Durban.
Zulu Lulu Gallery - Midlands, Natal.
Kim Sacks Gallery, Rosebank, Johannesburg.
MDM –Shop in Design Quarter in Fourways , Johannesburg.
Life Interior Design Hyde Park.
Eska Claire - Dullstroom.
On Line Stores